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HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center and St. Gianna Clinic Each Honored with Guardian of Excellence Award

Green Bay – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) – Eastern Wisconsin Division is pleased to announce HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center in Oconto Falls and St. Gianna Clinic in Green Bay have each received a Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience.
Press Ganey is a third-party organization that partners with more than 26,000 health care organizations to help transform the patient experience. The Guardian of Excellence award for Patient Experience honors health care facilities ranking in the 95th percentile for a positive patient experience.
“This honor reflects HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center’s and St. Gianna Clinic’s unwavering commitment to improve the safety, quality and experience of care,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Executive Chairman at Press Ganey. “Their hard work and dedication are inspiring and we are proud to partner with them on our shared mission to reduce patient suffering.”
HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center and St. Gianna Clinic are both part of the HSHS – Eastern Wisconsin Division, which is comprised of four hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls.

HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center is a dedicated general surgery center based at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls, offering a variety of surgical procedures including breast surgery, colonoscopy and hernia repair.
St. Gianna Clinic, an affiliate of HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, is located across the street from the hospital at 1727 Shawano Ave in Green Bay. It provides faithfully Catholic medical care for people of all ages and stages of life – from conception to natural death. This includes family medicine, women’s care and natural family planning.
About HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital serves Oconto Falls and the surrounding communities as a federally-designated critical access hospital with a 24-hour emergency department, urgent care, general, vascular and orthopedic surgical services, inpatient and outpatient surgical and diagnostic services, rehabilitation, oncology outpatient clinic and women’s care. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, in affiliation with Prevea Health, has six regional health center locations in Gillett, Lena, Mountain, Oconto, Oconto Falls and Suring. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital Pharmacies are located in Gillett and Oconto Falls. Founded in 1921 as Community Memorial Hospital, in 2014, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital became the fourteenth hospital in Hospital Sisters Health System. As an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. For more information about St. Clare, visit
About St. Gianna Clinic
St. Gianna Clinic serves people of all faiths with diligence and sensitivity. Services include women’s care, natural family planning, fertility care, medical and surgical NaProTECHNOLOGY, as well as primary care to women, men, children and families from conception to natural death. The clinic proactively and confidently provides medical care that aligns with the teachings of the Catholic Church and offers the opportunity to convey, through its work, that the church’s teachings regarding life, love and family are for the health and happiness of all. Located across from HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., it is aligned with Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). For more information, visit:
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit

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